The Topics of the Conversation
04:27 What does “Yo, is this ageist?” mean?
05:46 What’s the history of the term? Robert Butler, 1968
06:38 When and how did you (Ashton) get interested in this topic?
09:18 Is fear of Ageing rooted in Fear of Dieing? NO!
10:58 Our hanging reluctance to talk about i.e. the Slow Death Movement
12:25 “Autonomy requires Collaborators.” No lone cowboys!
14:05 “I force myself to ask for help…” and the role of shame
14:58 Interjecting a definition of Ageism and consumerism
16:55 A counter narrative is emerging
17:52 Becoming a burden vs. wanting to stay alive
20:56 Turning 30! Declines? Physical, cognitive.
22:46 Respecting wishes! Ulterior motives
24:30 Ageing is a natural process, not a pathology!
25:05 Myths that are used to propel Ageism. What is and isn’t ageism?
27:20 The accumulation of social capital!
29:40 The purpose of all isms is…
31:20 Judgement around older women especially and the first discrimination that white men meet
35:00 How we (especially women) hold on to power
36:38 How do we change all this?
38:56 “Old men’s ” behavior?
41:28 Conflicting interests re: older people’s wishes
43:40 What can people both collectively and individually
46:50 Politics! No one mentioned age! But still optimistic
51:10 Bubbly to bring the broadcast to an end. Personal comments.
53:01 Biggest obstacle to having a goal: Structural Ageism!
56:20 Good bye’s and thanks!